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Philophrosyne was the ancient Greek female spirit of welcome, friendliness, and kindness. Her sisters were Euthenia, Eupheme, and Eucleia. Along with her sisters, she was regarded as a member of the younger Charites. According to the Orphic fragments, Philophrosyne was the daughter of Hephaestus and Aglaia.


  • Geffcken, Johannes, The Last Days of Greco-Roman Paganism, North Holland Pub. Co., 1978. p. 251.
  • Oliver, James Henry, Demokratia, the gods, and the free world, Ayer Publishing, 1979. p. 111.

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  • Theoi Project. "Philophrosyne"
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